The blended family is the “new” family structure. Yet, making a blended family blend is easier said than done.
In short, blending families is not exactly as The Brady Bunch portrayed. Rather, creating new traditions and rituals of connection may end up looking more like a football pileup than a happily blended family.
What you can expect are good intentions mixed with some trial and error. Unfortunately, no manual exists for such a situation. (I’m sure the Brady parents are working on that.)
However, motivated by a loving heart, you can most certainly write your own book on how to create new rituals of connection.
Here are a few keys to start you off.Read More